Oh one week before my operation..am i worried OH NO !!!just because i eat and run to the little girls room after a meal..people think what a calm person..but my tum is not calm. One thing i notice when you have cancer that people tend to avoid you Its just they dont want to go to a place inside them that makes them feel well not in the comfort zone. Well thats a problem for them not me. WELL LIVE LAUGH LOVE Livey
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My best wishes going your way Livey. Please keep us updated.
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Hi Livey, You think people are avoiding you because of your cancer.I can only speak of my experiences. People who haven't experienced or dealt with a cancer patient, often feel uncomfortable on approaching you on the subject of cancer. You have to help other people feel comfortable with your situation. Do a reverse roll. I found the best way to make friends & acquaintances feel at ease was to approach them. Tell them your story, how you feel, what your going through. I did exactly that when I had cancer. I rang friends, and when I saw them in the street or out shopping, I approached them, spoke about my cancer. Once they knew I was at ease talking about my cancer, so were they. Give it a try, you'll see the difference. Merkel
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HI ..that could be so with you..as a counsellor myself i have tried that.. some people do not cope!!you may try to make them feel ok..but that does not work with everyone. How do i know..well i nursed my beloved husband for 8 years,and in that time we lost friends we had for 30 years,and some of my husbands family as well as some of mine. My husband was bedridden for 6 years till he passed away. So we were not able to visit them ,the most contact we had to rely on was phone and internet. It has to be about you feeling good as well as the other person. LIVE LAUGH LOVE Livey
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I sure will thank you. LIVEY
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Hi Livey, Just wanted to wish you the best of luck with your operation this week. We are thinking of you over here. I hope it goes well. Louisa
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Best wishes to you for your operation and following treatments.
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